Everything about Student Accommodation Durham

Home to a number of well-known landmarks, including the 13th-century Crook Hall and the Norman Durham Castle, Durham is a historic county town. This Cathedral city offers everything from history and heritage to remarkable scenic views from its picture-perfect cathedral, nestled on the top of the peninsula. It also houses the world-class Durham University which is claimed to be Britain's third oldest university after the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Students looking for accommodatio...Read more

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and review other programme information in the Help Centre.

How can I rent student accommodation in Durham?

You can book your home away from home in 3 easy steps: 1. Select your favourite accommodation 2. Pay the security deposit if required 3. Booking confirmed In all these steps you will be provided free guidance from our experienced team.


What are the different types of student accommodation in Durham?

University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You can pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.


What are the different types of student rooms in Durham?

The major room types are: Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared. Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.


Are the bills included in the rent?

This depends on the accommodation you choose, but most of our student properties in Durham have bills included, so you don’t have to worry about paying for anything else. The bills include Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities such as a fitness centre, games room, outdoor courtyard, laundry room, and other communal spaces.


Can I view my student apartment in Durham before booking?

Yes. If you want to view your accommodation before booking it, get in touch with our accommodation experts, and we will arrange a virtual tour for you.


Can I get discounts for student housing in Durham?

Of course, students who book early often get good discounts and pay less rent for their student housing. You can also avail cashback and discounts on group bookings.


What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?

We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs and preferences. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try our best to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.


Where can I stay during my placement year?

Students who are working during their placement year but are a full-time student at a university can stay in the student homes listed on University Living website. As long as you’re a student at a university you can choose to stay at any student accommodation.